[ noo r-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər- /
the branch of biology that is concerned with the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neurobiologyneu·ro·bi·o·log·i·cal [noo r-oh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnʊər oʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveneu·ro·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbneu·ro·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neurobiology
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /
the study of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system
Derived forms of neurobiologyneurobiologist, noun
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Medical definitions for neurobiology
[ nur′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē ]
The biological study of the nervous system.
Other words from neurobiologyneu′ro•bi′o•log′i•cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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